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In the footsteps of Gutenberg

H. L. Mencken

In the footsteps of Gutenberg

by H. L. Mencken

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Published by Princeton University Press in [Princeton, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mencken, H. L. -- 1880-1956.,
  • Printing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.L. Mencken.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17211719M

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